Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Black Americans killed by police in 2014 outnumbered those who died on 9/11

Black Americans killed by police in 2014 outnumbered those who died on 9/11
The shocking footage of South Carolina man Walter Scott being shot in the back as he ran from North Charleston police officer Michael Slager is once again putting attention on the large number of Americans who are killed by police.

"We've come to take our country back!" I must ask, from whom and to where?- Kona Lowell

The World Is A Safer Place Without Saddam

Trying to think of one thing the Bush Administration was better at than the Obama Administration. All I'm coming up with is allowing 9/11s.- LOLGOP

Love Those Cell Phone Videos
The South Carolina police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a black man who was running away from him has been fired, and the remainder of the police force in North Charleston will soon be equipped with body cameras, the city's mayor said on Wednesday.

Dead men tell no tales. Unless a bystander takes out his camera phone. - The Daily Edge Tweet

Republican Shenanigans

Dick Cheney continually reminds us how much better off we'd be if someone had told him that he has the right to remain silent.- LOLGOP

In Your Face Racists Using Their Freedumb Of Speech
A Confederate monument featuring 32 flags representing Civil War regiments is nearing completion in an east Texas town, alongside Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

Poking The Poor In The Eye
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback may sign a bill this week that would block welfare recipients from using state funds to lead ordinary, entertainment-filled lives. The bill, H.R. 2258, would block recipients from using their benefits to go to the movies, visit swimming pools, go gambling, and get tattoos, despite little to no evidence that any of these are actually happening. 

Dick Cheney saying you're the worst president is like Ike Turner saying you're the most disobedient wife.- LOLGOP

Rock The Voter News

The guys who say we need AR-15s to defend against government oppression feel obligated to point out that you shouldn't run from the police?- LOLGOP

Hispanic Conservatives Ignore Polls Just As White Conservative Do!
Hispanic conservative media personalities rushed to defend whether GOP presidential hopefuls Jeb Bush or Ted Cruz "deserve" to be labeled the most Hispanic candidate, ignoring polls that show Latinos care about policies, not personality, and both candidates advocate conservative policies at odds with the vast majority of Latino voters.

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Where does Rand Paul stand on gay rights? On the back of the neck.- Kona Lowell

Business/Tech News

I would find this field of candidates disappointing if they were applying for a job at Kinko's.- Andy Borowitz

Money Talks
Defense contractor FLIR Systems Inc. has agreed to pay $9.5 million to settle bribery charges filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Someone in Utah has come down with a rare allergy to water. The person's going to be fine though because they just moved to California.- Conan O'Brien



Odd News

Time To Deflate Photo

The Ili pika (Ochotona iliensis) lives in northwest China, there are around 2000 left in the world.
photo credit LI WEIDONG


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